Italy rejects Germany's emissions allegations against Fiat ChryslerTue, 17, Jan 2017
Tests conducted on Fiat Chrysler vehicles show they are compliant with regulations and contain no emissions defeat devices as alleged by Germany, Italy's transport ministry said. Germany last year claimed certain FCA diesel models contained hidden software that allowed excessive engine emissions.
FCA, Italy face questions over diesel emissions in EuropeFri, 13, Jan 2017
Fiat Chrysler has been asked by the EU to provide proof against Germany's allegation that it used emission defeat devices. The group is already facing U.S. accusations that it illegally using hidden software in several vehicles to allow excess diesel emissions to go undetected.
Volkswagen executives indicted by S. Korea prosecutorsWed, 11, Jan 2017
South Korean prosecutors indicted seven current and former executives and employees of Volkswagen Group's local unit for alleged violation of the Clean Air Conservation Act and other charges as part of a year-long investigation into emissions cheating at the group.
Microsoft drives car software push with Renault-Nissan dealFri, 06, Jan 2017
Microsoft is rebooting its push to sell car software in a bid to keep up with Google and Apple. The Renault-Nissan alliance will be the first customer for Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform, which provides carmakers with a set of services built on Microsoft's Azure cloud.
Tesla rolling out Autopilot software updates to 1,000 carsSun, 01, Jan 2017
Tesla began rolling out software updates to customers with newer cars, bringing them to parity with owners who have what’s known as “Autopilot 1” and setting the stage to ultimately unleash full self-driving capability.